Bernd Karbacher

Bernd Karbacher (born 3 April 1968) is a German retired professional tennis player. His highest ATP singles ranking is world No. 22, which he reached on 17 April 1995. His career-high doubles ranking was world No. 163, achieved on 6 June 1994.

Bernd Karbacher
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceMunich, Germany
Born (1968-04-03) 3 April 1968 (age 52)
Munich, Germany
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1989
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,043,057
Career record135–161
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 22 (17 April 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1997)
French OpenQF (1996)
Wimbledon2R (1992, 1995)
US OpenQF (1994)
Career record21–23
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 163 (6 June 1994)

During his career, he won two singles titles, Cologne in 1992 and the Swedish Open in Båstad in 1994.

He twice reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament. He did so in 1994 at the US Open after defeating Ivan Lendl and at the French Open in 1996 after a win against Goran Ivanišević. He also reached the semifinals of the 1993 Hamburg Masters and reached the finals of Indianapolis in 1995 after defeating Pete Sampras.

At the 1998 US Open, Karbacher, then ranked World No. 155, upset Australian Open champion and fourth seed Petr Korda in the first round in four sets.[1]

He retired from professional tennis in 2000. Since 2007, he has been the president of the German players organization "Tennis Germany".

Career finalsEdit

Singles (3)Edit

Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
Grand Slam Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–1)
ATP World Series (2–0)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 1992 Cologne, Germany Clay   Marcos Ondruska 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 2–0 Jul 1994 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Horst Skoff 6–4, 6–3
Loss 2–1 Aug 1995 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard   Thomas Enqvist 4–6, 3–6

Doubles (1)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 1993 Schenectady, U.S. Hard   Andrei Olhovskiy   Byron Black
  Brett Steven
2–6, 7–6, 6–1


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